Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Serpens (Ser)  ·  Contains:  Eagle nebula  ·  M 16  ·  NGC 6611
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M16/IC 4703 Eagle Nebula with Pillars of Creation and open star cluster Tr 32, 



    
        

            Simon Schweizer
M16/IC 4703 Eagle Nebula with Pillars of Creation and open star cluster Tr 32
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M16/IC 4703 Eagle Nebula with Pillars of Creation and open star cluster Tr 32

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Quattro 8" f/4 Carbon (modded)

Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G2-8300 with external FW

Mounts: SkyWatcher NEQ6 VTSB3

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ICS Galaxy 8x50 Finder

Software: Fitswork 4  ·  Mischa Schirmer e.a. Theli

Filters: Baader Planetarium LRGB 50.4 mm

Accessory: Pal Gyulai GPU coma corrector  ·  MGEN


Dates:Sept. 9, 2018Sept. 10, 2018

Frames:
Baader Planetarium B 50.4 mm: 3x300" -10C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium G 50.4 mm: 3x300" -10C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium L 50.4 mm: 9x600" -10C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium R 50.4 mm: 3x300" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.2 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~48

Avg. Moon age: 15.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.46%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2270604

RA center: 18h 18' 54"

DEC center: -13° 47' 13"

Pixel scale: 1.391 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 352.452 degrees

Field radius: 0.785 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1369

Data source: Traveller

Description

M16/IC 4703 Eagle Nebula

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M16/IC 4703 Eagle Nebula with Pillars of Creation and open star cluster Tr 32, 



    
        

            Simon Schweizer